Yet *more* on the Crowley/Gates thing.
If you operate your own website and are following the Crowley/Gates brouhaha, you’ve probably noticed an abrupt switch in your comments section; one side went from being pro-Gates (reasonable enough) to virulently anti-Crowley within the course of several hours. It’s kind of fascinating to watch that happen; presumably the tapes and testimony coming available is acting as an irritant. Or possibly it was this video | Read More »
Release the Crowley/Gates tapes.
This comment by Jack Dunphy over the entire Gates brouhaha resonates with me: So, since the president is keen on offering instruction, here is what I would advise he teach his Ivy League pals, and anyone else who may find himself unexpectedly confronted by a police officer: You may be as pure as the driven snow itself, but you have no idea what horrible crime | Read More »
If you were wondering about the Henry Gates thing…
…and why it showed up in a press conference about the President’s proposed health care rationing program – OK, I can’t help you there. But you can get the basic details of the Gates arrest here (via John Lott’s Website). The scene – two black men on the porch of a stately home on a tree-lined Cambridge street in the middle of the day – | Read More »